Monsonaccio Red 2010
Name: Chianti DOCG
Grapes: Sangiovese 85%-Merlot 8%-Syrah 7%
Available formats: 0.75ml-1.5 l-3 l-6 l
Exposure: South, south-west at about 70 m above sea level, incline 10%
Soil type: Sand and Pliocene clays with marine gravel intercalations
Training system: spurred cordon unilateral at 60 cm.
Production area and planting distance: 1.5 ha, about 8000 plants/ha
Pre-bottling refining: Sangiovese in oak barrels for 12 months, Syrah and Merlot in barriques for 12 months
Stabilisation: Self-stabilisation in wood
Refining in the bottle: 2 months
Chianti Varramista stands out for its fresh aromas and vivacity typical of Sangiovese, but with all the smoothness and roundness provided respectively by the Merlot and Syrah. The aroma contain hints of violets, poppy, anemone merged with white flowers. A smooth but highly tannin taste.
Serve with tomato-based first courses and grilled meats